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Community Health Systems to Broadcast First Quarter 2016 Conference Call Live on the Internet

FRANKLIN, Tenn., April 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) today announced that it will provide an online Web simulcast and rebroadcast of its first quarter 2016 conference call.

The Company will issue a press release announcing its results on Monday, May 2, 2016, after the regular close of trading. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. Central time, 12:00 noon Eastern time, on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. A live broadcast of the conference call will be available online at www.chs.net. To listen to the live call, please go to the web site at least 15 minutes early to register, download, and install any necessary audio software. The online replay will follow shortly after the call and continue through June 3, 2016.

During this call, Community Health Systems will review the Company’s financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016.

Community Health Systems, Inc. is one of the largest publicly traded hospital companies in the United States and a leading operator of general acute care hospitals in communities across the country. Through its subsidiaries, the Company currently owns, leases or operates 198 affiliated hospitals in 29 states with an aggregate of approximately 30,000 licensed beds.

The Company has announced plans for a spin-off transaction to create a new, publicly traded company, Quorum Health Corporation, with 38 affiliated hospitals and related outpatient services in 16 states, together with Quorum Health Resources, LLC, a subsidiary providing management advisory and consulting services to non-affiliated hospitals. The transaction is expected to become effective on April 29, 2016.

The Company’s headquarters are located in Franklin, Tennessee, a suburb south of Nashville. Shares in Community Health Systems, Inc. are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CYH.” More information about the Company can be found on its website at www.chs.net.

Investor Contact: W. Larry Cash President of Financial Services and Chief Financial Officer (615) 465-7000

Source:Community Health Systems, Inc.